The Last Waltz
2017 (Duration: 80min)
Story: Oleg Karavaichuk
Script and Director: Julia Bobkova
This film is about Oleg Karavaichuk, an eccentric musical genius and famous St. Petersburg composer, who takes his final stroll through Komarovo, a bay-side summer community just outside St. Petersburg, where he spent his whole life and wrote most of his works. His final piece, “The Komarovo Waltz”, unveiled in this film for the very first time, was written as a tribute to this place. This film is Karavaichuk’s farewell and last address to his audience.
Followed by Q&A with Julia Bobkova.
Russian Film Week includes world premieres and screenings of contemporary Russian films in cinema theaters in London and other UK cities bringing the best of Russian culture. 2017 is set to be a great year for the RFW featuring a diversified screening programme, a strong educational (masterclasses, lectures, talks) programme, exhibitions, industry events, VIP programme and entertainment. RFW’s partners this year include the BFI, Science Museum, Synergy University, Regent Street Cinema, Film London, Russian Ministry of Culture and many more.